• Ohio witness takes video of pyramid craft

    By Ted Bonnitt on December 26th, 2012

    A witness in Westerville, Ohio, reported seeing a tight formation of bright orange and yellow lights in the shape of a pyramid craft flying at the speed of a conventional aircraft on the evening of December 12, 2012.

    The unnamed witness was driving at about 7:25 PM when he first noticed the bright lights, according to the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON.)

    The driver stopped to take an HD video of the craft, which had come to a "complete stop" about 1/2 mile away from the witness.

    After the craft came to a halt, the lights began "oscillating in ...

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  • Triangle craft continue to be spotted in Georgia

    By Ted Bonnitt on December 26th, 2012

    Triangle shaped flying crafts continue to be reported across the United States, with Georgia experiencing a good share of the sightings.

    A witness in Geneva, GA, reported seeing a "shimmering or pulsating" triangle UFO that was a "silvery white" color with "sharp edges" at about midnight on December 21, 2012.

    The object was spotted as the witness was driving on Highway 80 near Highway 96, about 20 miles east of Columbus, GA.

    The unnamed witness told the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) that no sound was heard from the object and that it disappeared without leaving a trace before they had ...

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  • New telescope increases odds of alien contact

    By Emily Fox, Daily Express on December 25th, 2012

    Nick Pope, a leading UFO researcher and former British Ministry of Defence official predicts that human contact with aliens will occur within the next 12 years.  Pope's statement is based on the debut of the world's most powerful radio telescope,  Square Kilometer Array (SKA) in 2016- Editor

    Emily Fox reports for the the UK's Daily Express:

    The human race could make contact with alien life within 12 years, a former Ministry of Defence chief has claimed.

    One of the key questions about the universe, 'is there life out there?', could be answered by 2024 with the development ...

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  • Large, round, red and white object seen flying around earth and making many landings

    By Ted Bonnitt on December 24th, 2012

    The world's most famous flying object has been spotted over earth, making frequent stops and offloading wrapped objects down chimneys in several countries.

    Santa is on his way, and you can track his route in real time, courtesy of the U.S. Air Force's North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) based in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

    NORAD is charged with detecting enemy missiles launched toward the United States.  It also tracks orbital debris (space junk) in low earth orbit to protect satellites, space travelers and the International Space Station from deadly impacts.  Space junk includes fragments of exploded rockets ...

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  • Large number of UFOs seen over Santiago, Chile

    By Ted Bonnitt on December 22nd, 2012

    A large number of UFOs flying in both formation and erratically were recorded over Santiago, Chile, on December 18, 2012.

    The video was posted on YouTube and shows many lights both flashing and solid, with some of the lights appearing to be grouped as if part of the same object.

    The lights fly in formation and change direction, appearing to fly at a high rates of speed.

    A man and woman are heard speaking as they take the video.  They are genuinely surprised by what they are witnessing.

    If genuine, this is an unusually well documented sighting that runs for ...

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  • Texas boy and uncle watch UFO appear and hover

    By Ted Bonnitt on December 18th, 2012

    A young witness and his uncle were stargazing in Haslet, Texas, when they spotted a very bright object that "appeared out of nowhere" on the evening of December 13, 2012.

    The object had no tail, as would a shooting star. It flew in a northeast direction, stopped and then hovered, according to a report submitted to the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON).

    The eleven year old boy began to take photos of the object with his iPhone as the object hovered.

    The UFO again began to move, changing direction and heading "backwards."  It stopped and hovered for about a minute before ...

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  • Hubble provides first census of galaxies near cosmic dawn

    By NASA on December 12th, 2012

    WASHINGTON -- Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have uncovered a previously unseen population of seven primitive galaxies that formed more than 13 billion years ago, when the universe was less than 4 percent of its present age. The deepest images to date from Hubble yield the first statistically robust sample of galaxies that tells how abundant they were close to the era when galaxies first formed.

    The results are from an ambitious Hubble survey of an intensively studied patch of sky known as the Ultra Deep Field (UDF). In the 2012 campaign, called UDF12, a team of astronomers led ...

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  • Triangle UFO encounter in UK called poetic justice by skeptical newsman

    By Ted Bonnitt on December 12th, 2012

    Triangle shaped UFO sightings are a global phenomenon, with a recent wave of sightings reported by witnesses across the United States and Canada. Yesterday, a family in the United Kingdom reported spotting one in an area with a rich history of UFO sightings.

    Richard Henley Davis, a newspaper editor in Wales, UK, witnessed the odd craft with his family as they drove home from a family meal in Beacon on the evening of December 11, 2012, according to a report by The Economic Voice.

    As they drove east on A40 near the junction of B4458, Davis' youngest son saw two ...

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  • Witness feels "panic" as cigar shaped UFO descends over Indiana

    By Ted Bonnitt on December 11th, 2012

    Multiple sightings of a cylinder shaped UFO were reported on December 5, 2012 in Indiana.

    A witness in Anderson reported seeing a very large and long, "black mass" that was "ruling the sky" at 5:30 PM.

    The unnamed witness told the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) that he was returning home with his 16 year old daughter, two younger sons, and their step-brother and step-sister when he noticed the UFO slowly "traveling toward earth" on an angle that made it appear that it "could crash."

    The witness pointed out the object to his children in the vehicle, who all watched ...

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  • Low flying triangle UFO reported in Canada

    By Ted Bonnitt on December 10th, 2012

    Recent sightings of triangle UFOs have extended north into Canada, according to a witness report from southern Ontario.

    A couple was driving near Stoufille Sideroad, north of Elgin Mills on November 23, 2012, at about 6:30 PM when they first noticed triangle UFO flying "very close" to them.

    They estimated the object to be 500 to 750 feet away from them, close enough to clearly see that it was triangle shaped.  The craft was much wider than from the top to the bottom, according to the unnamed witness reported to the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON).

    They described the object ...

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  • UFO crashes off Japan coast? Don't hold your breath.

    By Ted Bonnitt on December 8th, 2012

    The internet is full of rumors today about an alleged UFO crash into the East China Sea just off the coast of Okinawa, Japan's southernmost island.

    The reports include supposed statements tom Japan's Imperial Navy confirming eyewitness accounts of the crash.

    There is an unsubstantiated photo of the supposed UFO that looks strikingly similar to camera lens reflections on Google map images taken in Texas and Arizona that were mistaken for UFOs in September, 2012.

    No hard evidence or credible sources are associated with this wild story.  In the unlikely event that credible information surfaces, UFOGrid will report ...

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  • Life found on Mars? Not yet

    By NASA, Pasadena, CA on December 8th, 2012

    The historic finding on Mars that the world is waiting for has yet to come.  John Grotzinger, the principal investigator for the Curiosity mission suggested to a reporter a couple of weeks ago that the Mars rover had discovered something "for the history books."

    It turned out to be an overstatement by the both the scientist and the reporter.  The rover has not yet detected organic compounds on Mars that would provide evidence of life on the red planet.  The suspected element was likely a stowaway from earth that travelled with Curiosity to Mars.

    But, the rover has only taken ...

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  • Video of UFO surfaces in recent Flint, Michigan area sightings

    By Ted Bonnitt on December 8th, 2012

    There have been eight sightings of a low altitude UFO hovering with bright lights in the Flint, Michigan, area since November, 2012.

    A video has surfaced of a UFO that fits the general description of the other sightings, (see below).  Jeff Holko, 23, of Grand Blanc Township took the video with his cellular phone while observing the object hover above the Heatherwood Apartments on Grand Blanc Road on December 4, 2012.  

    Holko told the Flint Journal that the UFO appeared as a "bright, flickering object hovering about 500 feet off the ground."

    The UFO appears only as a light in ...

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  • UFO with bright lights searches backyard as owner watches

    By Ted Bonnitt on December 6th, 2012

    Once again, it appears that smokers see more UFOs.

    A witness in Beaver Lake, Nebraska, was sitting on their back porch at 10:30 PM when they heard what they thought was an approaching airplane, but was surprised to see what looked like  a "car flying below the cover of clouds."

    The witness was relaxing with a cigarette and watching for constellations and planets as they emerged from passing clouds. The unnamed witness reported to the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) that the approaching sound did not concern them at first, and considered it to be a normal, low flying aircraft ...

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  • Four UFOs scan ground in Florida

    By Ted Bonnitt on December 6th, 2012

    A witness in Florida reported observing four triangle UFOs that appeared to be scanning the ground area below them on the evening of September 16, 2012.

    The unnamed witness reported their sighting the Mutual UFO Network on December 12, nearly three months after the alleged encounter.

    The witness was driving westbound on Interstate 10 in the Jacksonville, FL, area at 9:10 PM when they noticed lights in a triangle formation with a beam of light projecting from the craft to the ground below.

    As the driver approached the lights, they appeared to be attached to a craft shaped like ...

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  • Mysterious pulsing light hovers over Bulgarian town and sickens residents

    By Ted Bonnitt on December 5th, 2012

    Residents of Lom, Bulgaria, reported spotting a UFO fly over their town on November, 25, 2012, with witnesses claiming they were sickened by the object.

    Witnesses told Bulgaria TV and the Sofia News Agency that a "neon-shining ball" halted its flight and hovered above a house in the center of town for three hours.  While it hovered, there were reports of power supply interruptions and TV reception interference in Lom, a town along the Danube River not far from the Serbian border.  

    Eyewitnesses described the object as a pulsating light that changed shape.

    During the sighting, several witnesses in the ...

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  • 86 reports of triangle UFOs in November

    By Roger Marsh, MUFON on December 4th, 2012

    UFOGrid has been reporting about the recent surge in sightings of triangle shaped UFOs across the United States.

    Triangle shaped UFOs have been reported for decades by law enforcement officials and civilians alike.   In the U.S. southeast, sightings have been so common at times that locals have given the huge UFOs nicknames like "Big Bertha."

    The Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) received 86 reports of triangle UFOs in November, several of which have been reported by UFOGrid. Roger Marsh, editor of the MUFON UFO Journal details the November sighting reports: -Editor

    Three days into December 2012 and only a single ...

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  • Large, fast boomerang UFO over Flint Michigan

    By Ted Bonnitt on December 4th, 2012

    A witness in the Flint, Michigan, area reported observing a large, metallic boomerang shaped flying object on afternoon November 18, 2012.

    The unmanned witness told the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) that he and his co-workers were working outside at 2:20 PM when they stopped to watch hawks circling above them.

    They noticed a UFO fly into their view at an estimated altitude of 5000 feet.  The witness described the object as being about 700 feet wide, boomerang shaped with sharp edges and "had a blur surrounding it." The witness provided a sketch of the object.

    The witness reported that ...

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  • Spherical UFOs most reported most in November

    By Roger Marsh, MUFON on December 1st, 2012

    The Mutual UFO Network has released their monthly report of reported UFO sightings during the month of November 2012.

    Spheres, circles and triangles shaped UFOs were the most reported, with California leading the number of reported sighings.

    Roger Marsh, Director of Public Relations for the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON), reports:

    The National UFO ALERT Rating System has been updated December 1, 2012, with California, Florida, Michigan, Texas, Pennsylvania, and Arizona moving to a UFOAlert 3 as the highest reporting states during the month of November 2012, filed with the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON).

    California was the leading high-reporting state in ...

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  • 'Absolutely huge' triangle UFO flies low over Missouri town

    By Ted Bonnitt on December 1st, 2012

    Low flying triangle shaped UFOs continue to be reported across the United States in recent days.

    A witness in driving to work reported observing a large, black triangle flying slowly over Raytown, Missouri, in the early morning hours of November 30, 2012.

    The unnamed witness told the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) that they first saw the object fly over their street, about "twice tree top level" as they left for work at 4:25 AM.

    The object stopped and hovered over a neighbor's house.

    The witness described the object as an "absolutely huge" black triangle that was darker than ...

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